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Warriors Make NBA History With Win Over Lakers

Golden State Becomes 1st Team in NBA History to Start 16-0
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The Warriors made NBA history on Tuesday night, becoming the first team ever to begin a season 16-0 after earning a 111-77 victory over the visiting Los Angeles Lakers. Stephen Curry recorded a game-high 24 points and nine assists, while Draymond Green filled the stat sheet with 18 points, seven rebounds and five assists on his very own bobblehead night.

It’s official. The Warriors are off to the best start in NBA history, besting the previous mark of 15-0 set by the 1948-49 Washington Capitols and 1993-94 Houston Rockets. From the moment the game began, the Warriors’ dominance became quite clear, as Draymond Green opened the scoring with a three-pointer just 16 seconds into the contest. The Lakers would hang tight through the first four minutes, but after DeAngelo Russell’s jump shot brought Los Angeles within 8-7, the Dubs immediately responded with a 15-0 run to put the Lakers in a hole they would never be able to climb out of. Stephen Curry’s three-pointer with 44 seconds left in the first quarter capped off the scoring in the opening frame and sent the game into the second quarter with the Warriors leading 30-11. The two sides would then trade baskets for the majority of the ensuing frame, as Los Angeles actually managed to outscore Golden State 27-24 in that second quarter and slightly recoup some of the deficit, as they trailed by 16 going into halftime.


Two Roy Hibbert free throws capped off a 6-0 Lakers’ burst, cutting the deficit to 58-44 with more than nine minutes remaining in the third quarter, but the Warriors quickly erased any thoughts of a comeback out of their minds. Golden State responded with an 11-0 run of their own, and the rout was on. Things would only get worse for the Lakers from there, as the Dubs continued to build upon their lead to the tune of 89-55 heading into the fourth and final quarter, at which time Luke Walton pulled his starters from the game.

The Warriors’ reserves managed just fine in their absence, however, as Brandon Rush’s three-pointer with 6:50 remaining gave the Warriors their largest lead of the game at 106-65. From there, it was just simple math, as the Dubs coasted through the final minutes to a 111-77 victory and moved to 16-0 on the season, setting a new NBA record. Including their 17-game win streak from a season ago, the Warriors also became the first team in NBA history to post win streaks of 16 games or more in consecutive seasons. The Warriors now sit alone atop the best starts to a season in NBA history, and will look to build upon their record when they take on the Suns in Phoenix on Friday.


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Warriors Make NBA History, Beat Lakers 111-77

The Warriors set an NBA record with 16 consecutive wins to start the season after beating the Lakers 111-77 on Tuesday night at Oracle Arena.

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Warriors Make NBA History, Beat Lakers 111-77

The Warriors set an NBA record with 16 consecutive wins to start the season after beating the Lakers 111-77 on Tuesday night at Oracle Arena.
Nov 25, 2015  |  02:56

Lakers vs. Warriors

Stephen Curry scores 24 points as the Warriors defeat the Lakers and set a NBA record going 16-0 to start the season.
Nov 24, 2015  |  01:59

Postgame: Steph Curry

Steph Curry discusses Golden State's historic start following the Warriors 111-77 win over the Lakers.
Nov 24, 2015  |  02:13

Curry's 24 Points

Highlights from Stephen Curry as he scores 24 points as the Warriors set a NBA record going 16-0 to start the season.
Nov 24, 2015  |  01:28

Curry Spins and Scores

Stephen Curry drives to the basket and puts the nasty spin move on his defender and hits the layup.
Nov 24, 2015  |  00:33

Finger roll finish!

Klay Thompson down the lane for the finish and the foul
Nov 24, 2015  |  00:14

Ezeli Stuffs It

Draymond Green tosses it up to Festus Ezeli who stuffs in the dunk.
Nov 24, 2015  |  00:37

Thompson Scores And One

Klay Thompson drives to the basket and hits the layup plus the foul.
Nov 24, 2015  |  00:29

Bogut Throws It Down

Draymond Green lobs it up to Andrew Bogut who throws down the dunk.
Nov 24, 2015  |  00:26

Dub Nation welcomes back a fan favorite

Jason Richardson was honored on Warriors Ground during Lakers vs. Warriors
Nov 24, 2015  |  00:44

Bogut Flushes

Stephen Curry drives and kicks it to Andrew Bogut who throws down the dunk.
Nov 24, 2015  |  00:29

Steph and those moves!

Stephen Curry shakes a defender on his way to the cup
Nov 24, 2015  |  00:09

Barnes boards, dishes, splashes

Harrison Barnes is rewarded for his work on the offensive glass
Nov 24, 2015  |  00:09

Oop to Ezeli

Andre Iguodala lobs it up to Festus Ezeli who slams in the alley-oop dunk.
Nov 24, 2015  |  00:27

Curry Drives and Scores

Stephen Curry drives to the basket and finishes with easy layup.
Nov 24, 2015  |  00:32

Green Finishes

Stephen Curry dishes the nice pass to Draymond Green who finishes with the layup.
Nov 24, 2015  |  00:34

Curry Finds Barnes

Stephen Curry dishes behind his back to Harrison Barnes for the 3-pointer.
Nov 24, 2015  |  00:33

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